Lent Challenge 6

Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus

When we step forward in kindness and compassion, small miracles happen all the time. We may never see the miracle occur like Veronica, but we are called to have faith that God continues to work in the lives of others long after we planted seeds of charity and love.

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5 Reasons Your App & Website Need to Work Together

When your parish app is synced with your parish website, you can provide accurate information and dynamic engagement for your parishioners. What are you waiting for? Is your parish app integrated yet?

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Repent & Start Anew

Be On Fire with the Love of Christ

As we approach the final weeks of Lent, let’s repent and start anew so we can be a light in our world, on fire with the love of Christ. Let’s make use of extra confession times, Lenten missions or talks, extra holy hours, and times set aside for prayer.

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Lent Challenge 5

Simon Helps Jesus Carry His Cross

Stewardship sometimes dictates that we step forward to offer help. Stewardship also calls us to accept the help of others. Meaningful and important goals cannot always be reached by using our gifts alone. Jesus did not object to Simon’s help. He needed Simon to help complete the journey.

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Citizens of Heaven

Paul wrote to the Philippians, “Our citizenship is in heaven.” How many of us “citizens of heaven” take seriously the expectations and requirements of that citizenship? Sometimes we act like nothing is truly required of us. 

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Lent Challenge 4

Jesus Meets His Mother

To give completely like a mother gives to her children is a profound gesture. Our Lady gave her entire self, even if it meant suffering unimaginable pain. Sometimes we are called to give until it hurts. But if we are to follow the example of Mary, we will respond regardless of the cost.

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It’s Ok To Ask Parishioners For Money – Here’s How

Yes, we get it. It can be hard to ask people for money, but it’s a vital part of ministry. Read on for ways you can encourage your parish members to give their fair share by appealing to their emotional side. Your members aren’t mind readers; they need a reminder — a gentle push.

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Through WeShare Engagement Campaign, Parish Online Donations Soar

Since implementation of the WeShare Engagement Campaign this year, participating parishes have seen on average an increase of 12% in parishioner online giving — and that number continues to rise!

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A Journey of Faith

Glory & Sacrifice

This Lenten journey — and our Christian life — is both a juxtaposition and a symbiotic relationship between glory and sacrifice. We feel the strain and pull at our normal life through the out-of-the-ordinary sacrifice. Yet through our gifts and self-denial, we brush something extraordinary.

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Lent Challenge 3

Jesus Falls the First Time

Just like Jesus got back on his feet to continue on, we need to recover from our sins and carry on. How can we truly walk this life with him without being accountable to our brothers and sisters, our Church family, and God?

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Lent Challenge 2

Jesus Carries His Cross

True power only comes from God and all power rests in God. We can easily fall into a trap, believing worldly powers have tied our hands. The only one we should be surrendering power to is God.

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Database Spring Cleaning

While database maintenance should be a “more than once a year” priority, it rarely — if ever — is. While you’re “Spring Cleaning” your homes and offices, you should also consider tidying up your digital files. Cleaning and updating your parish data is essential to maintaining your vibrant parish.

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